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Lucie has commented on (4) products.

Tipping the Velvet by Sarah Waters
Tipping the Velvet

Lucie, December 5, 2007

of all sarah waters' books, tipping the velvet is by far her strongest & most vivid.

the characters & setting are lush & scandalous, while the historical research & accuracy give it its depth & resonance.

tipping the velvet gives its reader a sense of victorian times, and the trials & tribulations a young lesbian could endure as the world changes all around her. it's lovely!

i loved tipping the velvet so much as a reader...that i drove cross-country on a whirlwind weekend trip to attend a film festival to see the book come to life. tipping the velvet is one of those books you never want to end.
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The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
The Time Traveler's Wife

Lucie, December 5, 2007

finally! a great book you can give to your friends for all occasions...birthdays...wrap gifts...holidays...you will want to share this amazing story, but not at the expense of seeing it leave your house & shelves. devestatingly beautiful in its honesty & originality
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Hoopi Shoopi Donna by Suzanne Strempek Shea
Hoopi Shoopi Donna

Lucie, December 5, 2007

an amazing, heartwrenching yet uplifting book...why HOOPI SHOOPI DONNA saw me through the dramatic teenage years...and made me want to start my very own all-girl polka band!
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I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence by Amy Sedaris
I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence

Lucie, December 2, 2007

in these times of holiday razzle dazzle, here is a book that works perfectly for all occasions...

as a quick touch-up guide on providing top-notch hospitality to the masses as well as intimate gatherings...

as a hostess gift when attending holiday soirees and dinner parties...

as a happy treat to yourself for putting up with the season's stress & zaniness.

I LIKE YOU is both an entertaining & enriching read that will keep you laughing all the way to the new year. and my, how practical too...the hardcover slipcover also doubles as a secret foldout pinup.
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